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CNW - Strawbridge Tunnel

Photo 

Photo taken by W.J. Manon

BH Photo #239620

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned tunnel on Railroad
Location
Lafayette County, Wisconsin
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1916; Abandoned 1927
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 650.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.53760, -90.37260   (decimal degrees)
42°32'15" N, 90°22'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/715760/4712814 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Diggings
Inventory number
BH 53564 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

CNW - Strawbridge Tunnel
Posted September 16, 2020, by Brays (theevile9 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This is probably the most unused abandoned railroad tunnel in the U.S. Between it's build date and put of service date, it had less than 40 trains pass through it. Shane, well built tunnel.